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$3 - $45
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American, Barbecue
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All reviews ribs pulled pork steak baked beans cobbler smoked turkey tri tip salad trout sandwiches bryce canyon bbq sauce small town great bbq main street large portions minute wait
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were staying three nights at the Pine Motel across the road and we ate here every night. The food was great, the ribs were the best we've ever had and I still think about that coleslaw! Get there early as you can't reserve and...the queues were about 20-30 minutes long. Absolutely worth it though!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is very loud. Hard to have a conversation. I ordered the steak strips (I think it was supposed to be chicken fried steak) It was hard to tell what it actually was because the strip of meat was so thin and it was...coated with a LOT of coating and overcooked. My husband said his food was ok. HOWEVER! They did serve FRESH (not canned or frozen) green beans. That was the best part of my meal.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paula our waitress was awesome!! My husband had country fried steak and I had the BBQ beef plate— both were delicious! If you are in the Bryce Canyon area—check it out! You won’t be disappointed!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in when visiting Bryce Canyon from the UK. Busy but seated straight away. Food was amazing. The beef melted in your mouth and the burgers were juicy. Staff were lovely and nice homely atmosphere inside. Reasonably priced. Didn’t have dessert as too full from...main course.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice friendly atmosphere. Full menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. More than just sandwiches. Had a side salad for a side. They could improve on the lettuce. Overall a good place to stop

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this place was amazing! We had the pulled pork burrito and the pig tails appetizer and both were large portions and delicious! The server was wonderful too.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 1, 2022 via mobile

Very cute, lovely authentic restaurant with adorable stuff and delicious plates. I would recommend to anyone who is ready to have a dinner at a simple but warm welcoming place! I would come back anytime!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 24, 2022

The best ribs I ever had. Soft, juicy, wonderful flavour... What else could I say? Excellent service and excellent beer. Should I go back to the South of Utah, Panguitch deserves a visit just for this

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed June 22, 2022 via mobile

I have no idea how this can be rated 4! It is by far the best meal and service we have had on our Wild West trip! The ribeye made my husband and son very happy and the smoked Tri-tip (beef platter) made me want...to move to this cute town that I can’t pronounce! Smokin’ delicious!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 3, 2022 via mobile

Great meal, I had the combo platter and very good portions. Good selection of local craft beers and dessert was yummy. Servers very friendly despite being busy. Will return!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 25, 2022 via mobile

You can tell it’s nice by how busy it was. Quick to get people in though so didn’t have to wait too long. The food was very nice although minimal choice. Service was a little slow but probably due to being very busy.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 24, 2022 via mobile

We have been traveling through Colorado and Utah for the last two weeks and our meal here was probably the best food we have had in the past two weeks. I had the beef plate and it was so juicy, so tender and so flavorful,...along with baked potato and a side salad. My wife had the chicken fried steak with cream gravy, which was tender and delicious and her side order of baked beans were the best she’s ever had. They also supply you with warm, yeast risen rolls that are to die for. All of this served by smiling friendly staff in a rustic western atmosphere.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 24, 2022

Our family of 8 stopped here after hiking in Bryce Canyon. Service was prompt and friendly. All 8 of our meals were hot and delicious. We would definitely stop again!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 18, 2022 via mobile

Ribs, chicken, fish entrees good. Baked bean, potato, and coleslaw sides good. Pulled pork, green beans, turkey not much flavor. Quality of forks need up grade. Atmosphere pleasant. Wait staff friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 16, 2022

stayed in Panguitch for 2 nights and on our second night figured to treat ourselves to a good steak. What a mistake. Wife and I ordered one filet and one NY Strip. The filet was literally half fat and the strip was only slightly better....We pointed this out to the waitress and asked what would you like to do about it.I told her I would prefer a burger or NY Strip instead of the filet. 25 minutes later another "filet" came out that was not even close to what a filet mignon looks like and had more fat than the first filet. When she came by and asked how is this one I pointed out to her the pure fat covering most of the steak and how you cant even cut into the majority of the steak due to rubber fat. She leaned over the table and said "that is not fat". At that point we were having a great day and we did not want to ruin the night and it was clear she was not going to make the situation right and we literally paid for two of the worst uneaten steaks I have ever had in my life. Avoid this nightmare of a "STEAKHOUSE" at all costs. One thing for a bad piece of meat to come out but when it is doubled up by the waitress with a ballcap on with a miserable attitude, well this is the review you deserve.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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No - they don't take reservations, but they'll put your name on a list if they're busy - it's a first-come, first-served type place. Go though - it's great.
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